Want to name a pet something besides Tela? Can't recall which song mentions Aquitana or Elihu? Remember which nine Phish songs mention birds? Now, and once again, you can. Originally published in the second edition of The Phish Companion, extended with input from forum regulars in an earlier (c.2012-2015) version, and now thoroughly rebuilt from the ground up, the Lyrics Index is back!
This is a selective topical index of the lyrics to 252 Phish originals1 – 26,664 words2, indexed in 2,845 references3 (2,344 entered so far - 501 OTW!), organized in 51 topical categories4, some more selective than others5. The included references follow this logic:
The index excludes lyrics based on this set of logic:
Only a fraction of Phish lyrics have been officially published, and there are variations in the performance, interpretation, and transcription of others. We thus welcome your feedback, and look forward to future updates.
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